Students and recent graduates of counseling and human services programs will consider The Counselor’s Companion an indispensible tool to enhance professional practice, knowledge, and skill.
The text is a reference-style resource that provides new counselors with a way to bridge the gap between what they learned in the classroom and the challenges they will meet in their practice. Beginning counselors will find concise answers to common questions that will likely arise in the course of their professional development and a reliable reference “companion” as they embark on their careers in the profession.
This volume features contributions from counselor educators and professionals in the field, guided largely by the core-curriculum of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Program (CACREP). Information is presented in brief form, making the main points of each section concise, clear, visible, and easily accessible. Readers are also introduced to cutting-edge areas of research.
'An opulent one volume encyclopedia of everything in counseling!' - Tom Skovholt, PhD, Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
'I can think of no other book that offers the breadth and depth of coverage. It should be adopted as a standard text for all counselor training programs.' - Nicholas Ladany, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Education and Human Services, Lehigh University